In pictures: the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse

The US eclipse of 21 August 2017 was one of the astronomical highlights of the decade, with eclipse chasers from across the globe making the journey to the path of totality.

Dave Walker

Nashville, Tennessee

Equipment: Canon EOS 600D DSLR camera, Skywatcher Star Adventurer, Canon 100-400 IS lens.

Here are some of our favourite pics of the solar eclipse sent in by readers, including some taken from the UK…